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Bank staff sacked for posting distasteful comment

Bank staff sacked for posting distasteful comment
Kochi: A private bank in Kerala has terminated the contract of one of its employees after he posted an objectionable comment on social media about the eight-year-old girl in Kathua who was gang-raped and murdered last month.
Vishnu Nandakumar, who works as an assistant manager with Kotak Mahindra Bank's Palarivattom branch in Kochi, expressed happiness at the little child's death saying, "It's good that she has been killed. Otherwise, tomorrow, she might turn against India as a human bomb." The comment, posted on his personal Facebook account, invited massive outrage on social media with hundreds of users calling for his termination from his workplace. They tagged the bank's Facebook profile in their posts, called its offices and wrote letters asking for Nandakumar's sacking.
The bank earlier on Friday announced on Facebook: "We have terminated Vishnu Nandakumar from the services of the bank on Wednesday,
April 11, 2018, for poor performance. It is extremely disheartening..."
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